Sentieri, 2nd Edition

Sentieri, 2nd Edition

Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea | Julia M. Cozzarelli

© 2016 hardcover | 9 x 10 ⅞ inches | online vText
12 units | 568 pages

Overview

For use for a single year or over multiple years, Sentieri provides contemporary cultural coverage, inviting media, and interactive grammar and vocabulary practice. The outcome—speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills with true cultural understanding.
Watch the program video tour.

Features include:

  • Vibrant, contemporary design that’s easy to navigate
  • Fotoromanzo, an episodic video, shot in Rome especially for Sentieri
  • Layout, color, and graphics that enhance learning and provide ongoing support for students
  • Rich, comprehensive cultural coverage
  • Authentic Italian TV clips and short films
  • High-interest literary and cultural readings
  • Our interactive Supersite—with auto-graded activities, program video and audio activities, student resources, helpful online assessments, and class management tools
  • Online chat activities—virtual conversations and live video chats for communication practice outside of class
  • vText—the interactive, online version of the textbook—that links directly with Supersite practice activities, audio, and video
  • iPad®-friendly* Supersite and vText for access on the go

* Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.

Features

What’s new in Sentieri, 2nd Edition?

  • 6 new authentic Lo Zapping videos: five TV clips and a short film
  • A new authentic Lettura literary reading from the Nobel Prize-winning author, Grazia Deledda
  • Updated cultural references, data, and images
  • Timesaver! All auto-gradable textbook activities now available online
  • Groundbreaking, text-specific technology—now on a new Supersite platform with powerful tools—copy all assignments from previous courses in minutes; set time limits and passwords for assessments; add your own content; and more
  • Online chat activities—virtual conversations and live video chats for communication practice outside of class
  • Personalized study with new vocabulary tools—students focus their study on the words they need to learn, for more efficient study and faster learning
  • A new composition tool: students create and submit compositions online; instructors make in-line comments and corrections via text or voice
  • iPad®-friendly*Supersite and vText for access on the go

* Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.

Contents

What can you expect in each lesson? Check out all the themes below.

For more details, download this Table of Contents.

Sentieri, 2nd Edition

  1. Unità 1 Ciao, come va?
  2. Unità 2 Il tempo libero
  3. Unità 3 La famigilia e gli amici
  4. Unità 4 Di moda
  5. Unità 5 Buon appetito!
  6. Unità 6 La salute e il benessere
  7. Unità 7 Casa dolce casa
  8. Unità 8 Sì, viaggiare!
  9. Unità 9 La vita in città
  10. Unità 10 Lo spirito creativo
  11. Unità 11 Offerte di lavoro
  12. Unità 12 L'ambiente naturale
Components

For Students

Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText) and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-808-9 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-62680-804-1 Hardcover
Student Activities Manual
ISBN: 978-1-62680-770-9 Paperback

For Instructors

Annotated Edition
ISBN: 978-1-62680-763-1 Hardcover
Fotoromanzo DVD
ISBN: 978-1-62680-764-8 DVD
Supersite Plus Full Access
Free code to adopting teachers
Includes online class management, assessment, teacher resources, and online communication tools
Sample lesson

Download a sample of Lesson 2

From a dramatic series to authentic TV clips, learning is reinforced to make Italian come to life. Watch a video clip below to see firsthand how our integrated text and technology support students at every step.

Technology

A new generation of language-learning technology

Meaningful content. Specialized resources. Powerful online tools. The new Supersite was developed in collaboration with language instructors and students in order to enhance language instruction.

What does the new Supersite offer?

  • An End to Student Frustration: Make it a cinch for students to track due dates, save work, and access all assignments and resources.
  • Set-Up Ease: Customize your course settings, create your own grading categories, and copy courses in an instant.
  • Your Course—Your Way: Create and assign your own activities and resources and add notes to content to customize for your needs.
  • Grading Options: Make grading a breeze with question-by-question grading, automated spot check, and in-line voice comments.
  • Accessible Student Data: Conveniently share information one-on-one, or issue class reports in the formats that best fit you and your department.

Learn more about this new generation of language-learning technology.


  • For teachers
  • A gradebook for rosters, assignments, and grades
  • Time-saving auto-graded activities, question-by-question grading, and automated spot-checking
  • Tools to personalize your course:
    • Create Partner Chat and open-ended activities
    • Add your own notes to existing content
    • Add video and outside resources
  • New assignment wizard—copy all assignments from a previous course, reflowed into the new semester’s dates, in minutes
  • Online assessment, with time limits and password protection
  • Composition grading tool for in-line comments and corrections via text or voice
  • Downloadable digital image bank, pre-made syllabi, lesson plans, and Testing Program
  • Instructor Resources (answer keys, testing audio, audio-video programs, scripts)
  • Single sign-on for LMS integration
  • A communication center for announcements, notifications, and help requests
  • Live Chat (video or audio) and instant messaging
  • Voiceboards for oral assignments, group discussions, and projects
  • vText online, interactive Student Edition
  • iPad-friendly*

  • For students
  • Textbook activities—online
  • Additional activities for extra practice
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Enhanced feedback to guide students and improve comprehension and grades
  • Composition tool to create and submit writing assignments online
  • Personalized study with new vocabulary tool—students focus their study on the words they need to learn, for more efficient study and faster learning
  • Chat for oral practice and conversation skills:
    • Virtual Chat—simulated conversation activities
    • Video Partner Chat—recorded student pair communicative activities
  • Audio-synced readings
  • All video programs, with instructor-controlled subtitles and translations
  • Audio program (textbook, lab)
  • Online dictionary and reference materials
  • An online Student Activities Manual, with auto-grading for close-ended activities
  • Live Chat (video or audio) and instant messaging
  • vText online, interactive Student Edition
  • iPad-friendly*

* Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.